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Zope Weekly News for November 1st, 2000

Nov 02, 2000, 08:18 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ethan Fremen)

Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2000 00:02:24 -0500
From: ethan mindlace fremen mindlace@digicool.com
To: editors@linuxtoday.com
Subject: Zope Weekly News for November 1st, 2000

Something about those python guys,
put your writes in a "Lock Box",
Brazil and Netherlands in XML tryst,
Petrilli digs to the Dublin Core,
Davis wants a quick fix,
and is there a Doc in the house?

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Recent News

As most of you probably already know, Digital Creations is proud to welcome the Python Labs group to our team! You can "read Guido's announcement",


Last week saw more progress on Jeffrey Shell's "Write Locking" project to support DAV-aware Web tools that require DAV locking support on the server.

HiperLogica and Martijn Pieters are moving the HiperDom project forward. Zopistas interested in this project to add XMLC-like templating to Zope should visit the new HiperDom development home now, while the requirements are being formalized, and "get their licks in",


Chris Petrilli has added a proposal to add standard metadata to Zope objects. "Read the proposal",


Adam Davis has added a proposal for several "quick fixes" that we could make to the Zope management interface in the 2.3 release timeframe to "improve productivity",


Near Future

Expect a 2.2.3 release in the next week the contains fixes for all Hotfix bugs to date and a number of collector fixes. Work will also be proceeding on several of the items on the Zope 2.3 plan (which is available on dev.zope.org).

We will also be working on applying some better organization to dev.zope.org to make it easier to find what you are looking for and to get "at a glance" status for various projects and proposals.


Zope Web

-- by Ethan Fremen

Mission Quite Improbable

I am still engaged in a stealth mission.

Documentation Overview

The layout for the Documentation Overviews is done. We're going to be delivering the completed versions by the end of next week.